Opinion

Boko Haram: Time for Borno People To Offer More Critical Information, By Yushau A. Shuaib

It is high time that Borno people, especially the political elite, public office holders, traditional rulers, community leaders and youth groups to do more in providing the necessary information and intelligence for security agencies towards addressing the insecurity, ignorance, poverty and other malaise in the state. “Fear a tumult which…
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Opinion

The Wisdom In Osinbajo’s Decision to Fight Corruption With Corruption, By ‘Fisayo Soyombo

...the ingenious thing to do is to seek solutions for corruption by looking within corruption. Osinbajo has done just that with the ICPC board appointments. Rather than pillory and harangue him, we should applaud him. The more cats we can lure into exalted positions, the safer the fish! When Acting…
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Opinion

Saraki’s Farcical Coup of July 4th, By Chido Onumah and Godwin Onyeacholem

By their coup of July 4th, Saraki and his gang of pseudo-democrats are inviting a coup. Except that this time, the coup will be by the mass of our people, a popular revolutionary uprising, and the consequences are better imagined! In reviewing the farcical coup—orchestrated by the president of the…
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Opinion

OOTC: The Beauty In the Nigerian Political Class’ War With Itself, By Chude Jideonwo

...in the long term, we should in fact celebrate the confusion in the ranks of these guys. The unity they have had since democracy’s return in 1999 dis-incentivised good behaviour and led to growth that is slower than should reasonably be expected. The confusion over the nomination of Ibrahim Magu…
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Guest Columns

The Shame of a Diminished Senate, By Louis Odion

By describing the senators as "childish and irresponsible", Sagay could, in fact, be accused of being too charitable. By harbouring a nest of former governors standing trial for massive theft while in office, failed contractors, certificate who choose to view the red chamber, as presently constituted, as a den of…
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